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Michigan reported 252 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, a slight decrease from five straight days of an uptick in cases. There were also 5 new deaths reported.
According to the state, there are now 63,261 total cases of COVID-19 since the outbreak began and 5,912 deaths.
On Friday, the state reported 389 new cases of the virus and 353 new cases on Thursday. These numbers were the highest since May 31, when there were 513 new cases.
The number of recoveries is around 51,000, and that number will be updated weekly on Saturday.
Confirmed worldwide cases of the novel coronavirus broke the 10 million mark on Sunday morning, according to a database kept by Johns Hopkins University.
Nearly 500,000 people have died after contracting the virus, according to Johns Hopkins. As of Sunday morning, there were about 499,000 confirmed deaths linked to the virus.
The vast majority of confirmed cases and death have occurred in the U.S. More than 2.5 million people in the U.S. are confirmed to have contracted the virus — representing one-fourth of all worldwide cases. More than 125,000 people in the U.S. have died of COVID-19.
The milestone comes as the U.S. experiences a new surge in cases. Thursday, Friday and Saturday all saw at least 40,000 new COVID-19 infections — the highest ever recorded since the pandemic began.
Additional Coronavirus information and resources:
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View a global coronavirus tracker with data from Johns Hopkins University.
Find out how you can help metro Detroit restaurants struggling during the pandemic.
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